Fincantieri Delivers OPV Sheraouh for Qatar

At the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State of Qatar for Defence Affairs H.E. Dr. Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah and Italian Minister of Defense, Hon. Lorenzo Guerini, the delivery of the second OPV (Offshore Patrol Vessels) “Sheraouh”, ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place at…

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Fincantieri Lays Keel for Qatari LPD in Palermo

The keel laying of the amphibious vessel (LPD – Landing Platform Dock) ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place at the Palermo shipyard. The ceremony, held in a restricted format and in full compliance with anti-contagion requirements, was attended by Brig. Ahmad Al Hammadi, Qatari Emiri Naval Forces Head of…

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Qatar’s First Two NH90 NFH Naval Helicopters Delivered

Another major program achievement in the Qatar Emiri Air Force’s NH90 program was made on 31 March with the delivery of the first two NFH naval variant helicopters. The aircraft handover, achieved in accordance with contractual commitments, was performed during an official ceremony held at Leonardo’s Venice Tessera NH90 final assembly line (Italy) in the presence of Qatar Emiri Air…

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Leonardo to Enhance Naval Surveillance of Qatar

Leonardo will provide the Qatari Emiri Naval Forces (QENF) with a Naval Operation Centre (NOC) to ensure monitoring and control of territorial water, Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and adjacent waters and, at the same time, to enhance cooperation with other national agencies in charge of maritime security. The Centre leverages on innovative systems and technologies as well as the full…

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Fincantieri Delivers First of Four Corvettes for Qatar

At the presence of Senator Stefania Pucciarelli, Undersecretary of State for Defense, the delivery of the corvette “Al Zubarah”, the first of the class of the same name of four vessels ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defense within the national naval acquisition program, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The ceremony, held in a…

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Fincantieri Launches Third Corvette for Qatar

The technical launch of “Al Khor”, the third of the Al Zubarah class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place September 30th at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The vessel will be delivered in 2022. The ceremony, held in a restricted format and in full compliance with anti-contagion requirements,…

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Fincantieri Launches Corvette Al Zubarah for Qatar

February 27, 2020 – The technical launch of corvette “Al Zubarah,” the first of the class ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia). The vessel, which will be delivered in 2021, is designed consistent with the RINAMIL rules. She will be a…

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